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Re: 1.5.0-rc7 up for signing/testing

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 13:13:17 -0400

Just a quick note in case anyone is taking a wait and see approach to
signing these after the RC6 false start.

On my OSX system, all of the bindings tests have passed (java, ruby,
perl, python), as have all the fsfs tests (local, svn, neon, serf).

My Windows system is a lot slower and only through the JavaHL and
local-fsfs tests but otherwise looking good. I probably will not post
a signature until tomorrow as the Windows tests have a long ways to



On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 11:30 PM, Hyrum K. Wright
<hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> Okay, one more time...
> I'm pleased to announce that Subversion 1.5.0-rc7 is up for testing and
> signing. The magic revision is r31439. Barring any showstopper bugs, it is
> planned that this revision will be used for 1.5.0-final.
> http://test.hyrumwright.org/svn/1.5.0-rc7/
> As usual, signatures from full committers back to me, and enthusiastic
> tester feedback is welcome. At this point, this candidate is not yet
> blessed for wide release, so please don't make it available to people not
> interested in test-driving the new release.
> Distro package maintainers, please do NOT include any pre-release builds,
> even blessed, into operating system distros. The reasons for not doing so
> were very eloquently outlined by Karl in a mail, which is summarized at the
> above address.
> The quick version is: we don't guarantee compatibility between the
> pre-releases and the final release, so if people install the release
> candidate, all their repositories and working copies might break
> unrepairably when they upgrade to 1.5.0 proper. We don't want that kind of
> bad publicity, and neither do you.
> -Hyrum

Mark Phippard
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